Foot and Mouth Disease presents special problems for the dairy industry which are reason for special planning, like the Secure Milk Supply Project. Dr. Pam Hullinger, University of California-Davis, shares this update with attendees at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting. Dr. Hullinger's full presentation along with many others from this important industry meeting are available online at TruffleMedia.com.
Ag Water Issues Water is a valuable resource that is an absolute must for agriculture. But a bit too much or a bit too little water can cause havoc for those trying to run farms. This AgChat conversation on water highlights some of the issues and activities being done to address them.
The Animal Agriculture Alliance will host its tenth annual Stakeholders Summit May 5-6, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. The Summit will bring together food and farm industry leaders to reflect on the challenges of the past decade and new opportunities to strengthen agriculture advocacy efforts in the future. Jason Shoultz, Senator Tom Carlson, Frank Luntz, Andy Dietrick, Debbie Lyons-Blythe, and Teresa Platt are some of the key speakers at the Summit.
What Are Farm Subsidies? Farm subsidies may not be well understood. What exactly are farm subsidies and how are they used? How would you see farm subsidy program change? AgChat organized a conversation to look at agricultural subsidies.
Special Program: Highlighting the recent Joint Dairy and Beef Symposium at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. Mary Young, NCBA, and Ann Marie Krautheim, DMI, highlight the Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition.